The Iconic Beauty, brain and seasoned professional Dr. Aretha Makia graces the Miss Africa USA Pageant and its ideals by throwing her weight in support of Education for the African Girl. Miss Africa USA Pageant is proud to announce the launching of the
ARETHA MAKIA SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR MISS AFRICA USA.
90% of the delegates representing their countries in the pageant each year are either college students or graduates planning to return to further education and self development. This announcement is a great initiative to prove to our young women that Education is the Key. An educated woman is an empowered Woman. This is a historical gesture in the Miss Africa USA Pageant, for the first time in its seven years of existence, a special Scholarship trust fund is set up for the winner, sponsored by a former beauty Queen.
Aretha won the hearts of Cameroonians back in the 1990s when she gracefully paved her way to the Crown of Miss Cameroon. Her beauty is skin deep and her heart exonerates kindness, humility and love. In 2010 the Miss Africa USA Pageant recognized her humanitarian service, helping to save lives and make a difference in Haiti after the earthquake that took so many lives. She was on the ground in Haiti saving lives. Dr. Makia who is a top OB/GYN surgeon in Maryland is a success story, a former beauty Queen who epitomizes the strength and real beauty of an African woman. She has a successful career as a Physician and her love for fashion puts her on a different level, balancing a successful career, motherhood, an awesome wife and she is a fashion statement and will immediately light up any Red Carpet with her great fashion and style. She has become a strong patron and advocate for the Miss Africa USA Pageant and shares in the pageant’s vision of empowering young African girls.